| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Back in 2000, Entrepreneur's StartUps magazine featured an article about Janice McLean Deloatch as she was trying to launch a business in Maryland that dispensed pantyhose from vending machines.
The venture didn't take off. But the Abingdon resident took...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Grocery prices may be rising — 1.5 to 2.5 percent next year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture — but the ability of poor people to buy them is about to shrink. On Friday, benefits for 47.6 million Americans participating in the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Thomas Gallagher tried to steer his daughter toward one of the less-pricey costumes at Spirit Halloween in Glen Burnie. But then the 5-year-old spied the Snow White get-up.
Gallagher ended up spending about $40 at the store last week on a...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:49 PM
When Amazon.com opens a huge distribution center next year in Southeast Baltimore, consumers across the state who buy books, electronics, toys or anything else from the online seller will no longer be able to avoid the state's 6 percent sales tax....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Carolyn Jacobi's broad-brimmed hat and cape stood out bright red against a gray afternoon recently at Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, a combined pet and human cemetery, the latest stop in her 18-year national crusade for the buried dead and...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:19 AM
For those of you I have not had the pleasure of meeting during my 10 months in Harford County, my name is David Anderson and I am one of the newest reporters for The Aegis.
I say "one of," because until my talented colleague...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:13 PM
State regulators are now deep into the details of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s request for higher rates, a case expected to wrap up by the end of the year — 10 months after the last increase went into effect.
The Maryland Public Service...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:24 PM
The Maryland Health Connection "Outreach and Enrollment Tour" came to Harford County Thursday afternoon as part of the rollout of the Maryland portion of the federal law known as Obamacare.
In conjunction with SEEDCO, the Harford Community Action...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Though the federal government shutdown ended last week, the economic impact is likely to be felt in Maryland for months, dimming prospects for a robust holiday shopping season.
With Congress funding the government only through Jan. 15 — raising...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, who was tapped to oversee health care reform in Maryland, spoke for the first time Wednesday about the bumpy rollout of the effort's centerpiece, the marketplace for the uninsured. He said he was "not satisfied."
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:39 PM
About 73,000 policy holders around the state will lose their insurance in coming months because nine insurance companies are dropping some health plans that were not grandfathered under the Affordable Care Act, the Maryland Insurance Administration...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Most consumers will spend the same as or more than last year on holiday shopping, the NPD Group Inc. reported late Tuesday.
The group's annual holiday spending survey showed that nearly 80 percent of shoppers will spend about the same or more...